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Celery vs Lemongrass - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Celery and Lemongrass

  • Celery has less Manganese, Iron, Copper, Zinc, Potassium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Folate, and Vitamin B2.
  • Lemongrass covers your daily Manganese needs 223% more than Celery.

Food varieties used in this article are Celery, raw and Lemon grass (citronella), raw.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +62.5%
Contains more Iron +3985%
Contains more Magnesium +445.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +320.8%
Contains more Potassium +178.1%
Contains less Sodium -92.5%
Contains more Zinc +1615.4%
Contains more Copper +660%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 8% 8% 11% 23% 11% 4% 12%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 307% 43% 44% 64% 1% 61% 89%
Contains more Calcium +62.5%
Contains more Iron +3985%
Contains more Magnesium +445.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +320.8%
Contains more Potassium +178.1%
Contains less Sodium -92.5%
Contains more Zinc +1615.4%
Contains more Copper +660%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Celery
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Contains more Vitamin A +7383.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +19.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +392%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +209.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +136.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +244.1%
Contains more Folate +108.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.08
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 27% 6% 0% 11% 6% 14% 6% 15% 18% 27% 0% 74%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 9% 17% 32% 21% 3% 19% 57% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +7383.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +19.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +392%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +209.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +136.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +244.1%
Contains more Folate +108.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.08

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Celery Lemongrass
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Celery Lemongrass Opinion
Net carbs 1.37g 25.31g Lemongrass
Protein 0.69g 1.82g Lemongrass
Fats 0.17g 0.49g Lemongrass
Carbs 2.97g 25.31g Lemongrass
Calories 16kcal 99kcal Lemongrass
Starch 0g g Celery
Fructose 0.37g g Celery
Sugar 1.34g g Lemongrass
Fiber 1.6g g Celery
Calcium 40mg 65mg Lemongrass
Iron 0.2mg 8.17mg Lemongrass
Magnesium 11mg 60mg Lemongrass
Phosphorus 24mg 101mg Lemongrass
Potassium 260mg 723mg Lemongrass
Sodium 80mg 6mg Lemongrass
Zinc 0.13mg 2.23mg Lemongrass
Copper 0.035mg 0.266mg Lemongrass
Vitamin A 449IU 6IU Celery
Vitamin E 0.27mg mg Celery
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.1mg 2.6mg Celery
Vitamin B1 0.021mg 0.065mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B2 0.057mg 0.135mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B3 0.32mg 1.101mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B5 0.246mg 0.05mg Celery
Vitamin B6 0.074mg 0.08mg Lemongrass
Folate 36µg 75µg Lemongrass
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 29.3µg µg Celery
Tryptophan 0.009mg mg Celery
Threonine 0.02mg mg Celery
Isoleucine 0.021mg mg Celery
Leucine 0.032mg mg Celery
Lysine 0.027mg mg Celery
Methionine 0.005mg mg Celery
Phenylalanine 0.02mg mg Celery
Valine 0.027mg mg Celery
Histidine 0.012mg mg Celery
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.119g Celery
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g 0.054g Lemongrass
Polyunsaturated fat 0.079g 0.17g Lemongrass

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Celery Lemongrass
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
17
Celery
13
Lemongrass
Mineral Summary Score
11
Celery
78
Lemongrass

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
4%
Celery
11%
Lemongrass
Carbohydrates
3%
Celery
25%
Lemongrass
Fats
1%
Celery
2%
Lemongrass

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 74mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Celery
Celery is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.077g)
Which food is cheaper?
Celery
Celery is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Celery - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169988/nutrients
  2. Lemongrass - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168573/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.